- 35th annual Stonycreek Farm Pumpkin Harvest Festival — open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Stonycreek Farm, 11366 Indiana 38E, Noblesville. No parking fee. For more information, call (317) 776-9427.
- Grandma and Grandpa’s Pumpkin and Gourd Patch, 2537 S. County Road 300E in Anderson 10 a.m. until dark. Corn maze, hay rides, pumpkin slingshot and thousands of pumpkins. No admission fee.
- Halloween ZooBoo — 2 to 7 p.m., Indianapolis Zoo. Dress up the kids in their most ghoulish costumes and join the animals at the Indianapolis Zoo. Not-So-Scary Animal Show at 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy the Bounce House and the ever-popular pumpkin bowling, along with monster DJ music and something introduced just last year: a hay maze for the little ones. Halloween ZooBoo is included with regular zoo admission and is free for zoo members. Zoo admission is $13.50 for adults, and $8.50 for seniors 62 and older and kids ages 2 to 12. Children 1 and under are free, and parking is $5 per car.
- Haunted School for children K through eighth grade — 6 to 10 p.m., Ebbertt Education Center, 325 W. 38th St. Hosted by the Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. $3 per child; four children for $10. Adults are free if accompanied by a child. Prizes for costumes. This event benefits United Way.
- Pet Howl-O-Ween photos — 6 to 8 p.m. Speck’s Pet Supply, Cross Street Marketplace, corner of Scatterfield Road and Cross Street. This is a fundraiser for Countryside Animal Rescue. For a $10 donation, Countryside Animal Rescue photographers will provide you with two digital 4x6 photo prints of your pet with proceeds going to support the rescue group’s pet education, animal welfare and spay/neuter programs. In addition, there will be a free Monster Mash Costume Contest beginning at 7 p.m. and all participants will receive a free goodie bag from Speck’s.
- “Nightmare on 22nd Street” — Wilson Boys & Girls Club, 2200 W. 22nd St., 7:30 p.m. to midnight, $3 a person.
- Trails of Terror — 2742 E. 1100S, Markleville, 8 p.m. to midnight. Winds you through five acres of dark foggy woods — where you encounter creatures and killers. Play a game of Jigsaw and watch as Jeepers Creepers take flight. Admission is $9 (children 5 and under are admitted free, however, not recommended). For more information call (765) 533-2016.
- Haunted Park — Parking, tickets at Millcreek Civic Center, Chesterfield. You will be transferred to the park from Chesterfield, dusk to 11 p.m. Adults $8, children and students, $5.
- The Haunted Cabin — Pendleton American Legion Post 117, 611 W. State St. (Indiana 38), 8:30 p.m. to midnight (scary dark). Admission is $5. For more information, call (765) 778-7661.
Wednesday (Halloween night) Trick or treat hours
- Anderson trick-or-treat hours — 5 to 8 p.m.
- Alexandria trick-or-treat hours — 7 to 9 p.m.
- Chesterfield trick-or-treat hours — 6 to 8 p.m.
- Daleville trick-or-treat hours — 6 to 9 p.m.
- Edgewood trick-or-treat hours — 6 to 8 p.m.
- Elwood trick-or-treat hours — 6 to 9 p.m.
- Fairmount trick-or-treat hours — 6 to 9 p.m.
- Frankton trick-or-treat hours — 6 to 9 p.m.
- Ingalls trick-or-treat hours — 6 to 8 p.m.
- Lapel trick-or-treat hours — 6:30 to 9 p.m.
- Middletown trick-or-treat hours — 6 to 9 p.m.
- Pendleton trick-or-treat hours — 6 to 9 p.m.
(To submit a Halloween Happening, contact Stacey M. Lane Grosh at (765) 648-4230, fax (765) 640-4815 or firstname.lastname@example.org.)
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